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The Sacramento Kings and “the integrity of the game”

“The integrity of the game is everything.” You hear that line in sports a lot, especially when bad stuff taints the public perception of athletic competition. Nothing like the whiff of a point-shaving scandal to set off panic buttons. The slightest … Continue reading

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DeMarcus Cousins shows his “leadership” qualities with technical fouls

I managed to find humor in the daily newspaper Wednesday when I read this quote from Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger about star malcontent DeMarcus Cousins: “I think he’s improved his leadership qualities.” Keep in mind that Cousins was slapped … Continue reading

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Kings coach plays the victim along with Cousins

“If you keep hanging out with that troublemaker, you’re going to start acting like him.” What child hasn’t received such a warning from concerned parents who know how easily one can be led astray by a bad companion? Well, perhaps … Continue reading

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Newspaper gets stung by ungrateful Kings

Like any other media outlet, the Bee needs clicks, and Cousins’ antics, regardless of how they feel about them, move the needle. As an entity covering a perennial loser  in one of the NBA’s small-market teams, the Bee has been helped … Continue reading

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